(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The length of a string attached to a pendulum is measured with a precision of (+or-)0.2. The time of the oscillation is measured to a precision of (+or-)0.1. How many periods must you measure so that the contribution of the uncertainty in time is smaller than the uncertainty in length, when calculating g?

2. Relevant equations

T=2pi(l/g)^(1/2)

3. The attempt at a solution

g=((2pi)^2(l+delta:l))/(T+delta:T)^2

I dont know where to go from here.

Delta l and T are the error in those measurements.

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# Homework Help: Propagating Error a Pendulum

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